‘Noticiero Telemundo Arizona’ Gets A New Lead Anchor

MESA, ARIZ. — NBCUniversal’s Telemundo stations serving Arizona’s two largest DMAs have named a new lead anchor for its afternoon newscasts.

Gilberto Dorrego will take the role, debuting April 1 at 5pm, for KTAZ-39 in Phoenix and simulcast partner KHRR-40 in Tucson, which are part of  NBCUniversal Local’s Telemundo Station Group.

Dorrego is a graduate of La Universidad de la Habana, receiving a journalism degree from the school in Cuba. He then landed in Miami, becoming a reporter for Univision flagship WLTV-23 in Miami. After that, Dorrego joined Telemundo, taking a job at KXTX-39 in Dallas, where he spent three years before shifting to KUAN-20 in San Diego in 2020. There, he was an anchor and political reporter.

“Gilberto is a skilled journalist who has gained tremendous experience covering large and diverse communities for leading Spanish-language newsrooms,” said Noe Gonzalez, Vice President of News for KTAZ and KHRR. “We are thrilled to welcome Gilberto to our already talented and award-winning newsroom and look forward to his contributions to our team and audiences.”

Additionally, KTAZ and KHRR are welcoming José Ángel Galavis and Javier López Álvarez as multimedia journalists. Galavis is inbound from KULX “Telemundo Utah,” while López is a 30-year veteran who arrives from Telemax Sonora, serving the northern state of Mexico.

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